Loss of personal data
A Barclaycard was found cut up into four pieces in a refuse bin outside the Park Gate Branch and four cut up debit/visa cards were found along with a deposit envelop in a refuse bin outside the Bristol branch.
Undertaking issued to ensure that all data protection procedures are updated and strictly adhered to, especially relating to the disposal of confidential waste. Appropriate data protection training must be given to relevant staff and all third parties and sub-contractors comply with the data controller’s data protection principles.
Reason for action
Policies for secure disposal of confidential waste were insufficient.
2 February 2007